The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 872 892 875
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 25 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 14
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,093 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-0.30% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 24 £36,250 -34.09% 2
London +32 17 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South East - 6 £30,000 -
Surrey - 5 £30,000 -
Staines - 5 £30,000 -
City of London +36 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Glasgow +10 1 £35,000 -
Scotland +7 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £33,500 -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
4 20 (48.78%) SCCM
5 14 (34.15%) Citrix
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (26.83%) MS Office
7 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 11 (26.83%) XenApp
8 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
8 10 (24.39%) Asset Management
9 9 (21.95%) VMware
9 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) MCSE
10 8 (19.51%) DNS
10 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
11 7 (17.07%) HP
11 7 (17.07%) Dell
11 7 (17.07%) DHCP
12 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
12 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
12 6 (14.63%) Patch Management
12 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
12 6 (14.63%) MCITP
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
13 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
13 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
13 5 (12.20%) Wyse
13 5 (12.20%) Xen

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.44%) LiveLink
1 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) WLAN
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) Softphone
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.32%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Asset Management
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) Patch Management
4 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
7 1 (2.44%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) EAM
7 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.44%) IT Governance
7 1 (2.44%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCSE
3 6 (14.63%) MCITP
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) MCSA
5 3 (7.32%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) HND
6 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) XenApp
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) Xen
5 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Sysprep
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Citrix
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Dell
5 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
6 5 (12.20%) Wyse
7 3 (7.32%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Sun
9 1 (2.44%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Lotus
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Reuters
9 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) EMC
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